UPDATE 04/06/2012 – The KDC bug I mention at the bottom of this post has been fixed in Server 2012 Release Candidate. Tested a live migration from a remote WIndows 8 Release Preview client, and all went well.
Hyper-V in Windows 8 Server has had a major uplift. As much as I like working with [...]
There are loads of documented changes and improvements to the RemoteFX technology stack in Windows 8 Server, so of course I’m keen to try it out.
I’ve now got my hands on three Dell Optiplex 990 systems, each with 12GB RAM and a Radeon HD5450 GPU. Not cutting-edge perhaps, but fine for testing basic functionality.
I recently fired up a couple of Windows 8 Server Hyper-V VMs to do some testing, and used a dynamically-expanding parent VHD with a couple of differencing disks to do so.
The process was pretty much exactly that of any other Windows operating system:
Install the operating system Patch/install stuff according to taste and requirements [...]
Last night I gave a presentation to LUV – the Linux Users of Victoria user group.
The topic was on how Microsoft is supporting Linux and UNIX: on Hyper-V, through native interoperability and what’s coming in the realm of native management. Also, how Microsoft is engaging with and supporting the open source community at large.
One of the labs I’m currently working on is connectivity between SCCM 2012 and Exchange 2010, and how SCCM 2012 can manage non-Windows mobile devices running Apple iOS and Android. To this end I need some mobile devices for testing, but I don’t have anything running Android.
Fortunately, it’s possible to get a decent Android [...]